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Warm Up  Colonies are to states, as charters are to…  What three similarities existed between state governments?  Define salutary neglect  Thomas Jeffersons.

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1 Warm Up  Colonies are to states, as charters are to…  What three similarities existed between state governments?  Define salutary neglect  Thomas Jeffersons diary is a _________ source.  Ms. Pierrot’s interpretation of the Declaration of Independence is a ____________.  What type of source do you think is more dependable?

2 Citizen of the Week…  Ms. Alex Wigginton !!!!  Alex constantly..  Displays respect  Contributes to class discussion in a meaningful way  Produces high quality work  CONGRATS ALEX– KEEP IT UP LADY!

3 Video  confederation/videos#america-gets-a- constitution confederation/videos#america-gets-a- constitution

4 Why the need for a union?

5 What was the first constitution of the U.S.A?

6 What is a Confederation?

7 Define ratified

8 What was the Confederation Congress?

9 What powers were withheld from the Confederation Congress?

10 COMPARISION  Please create a T-CHART in your notebook  AccomplishmentsWeaknesses

11 Philadelphia Convention  National Government needed to be strengthened  55 Delegates  George Washington elected to run the convention  Each state had 1 vote  Majority rules  WAS A SECRET!! Closed to the public

12 Revising the Articles  Disposed of the articles, wrote new constitution  Philadelphia Convention  Constitutional Convention

13 Open Notes Quiz  NO textbook, you may use your notes only!  Minimum 1 paragraph for each question.  1. How were political documents in the United States influenced by philosophers?  2. How did Great Britain’s control propel the colonies towards independence?  3. Explain why the Articles of Confederation failed and how these failures would influence the new Constitution.  4. Please describe the three “branches” of government which existed in each of the states.  5.Describe the difference between a primary and secondary source. Provide an example for each.  6. How can the desire for representation in government lead to conflict? (Think- No taxation, without representation!)

14 Analyzing Sources


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